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Unformatted text preview: Role of Women Christianity Hinduism Islam Role as Practitioner (Christianity) Women can fast and pray for the sick or those who request prayer. Men are to direct in worship and women are to stay quiet. Women can be ordained to the role of Deaconess (a woman chosen to assist in the church ministry). Role as Practitioner (Hinduism) Restrictions No Property Dress and Veiling Dowry No Divorce No Remarriage Encouragement To be fully aware in religious principles. To follow certain vratas (vows) such as fasting. To give time to spiritual practices and to give counsel to younger family members. Role as Practitioner (Islam) Fulfill the five pillars Belief in the Oneness of God and prophet Muhammad Practice of the daily prayers Concern for and giving to the needy (zakat) Self-purification through fasting The pilgrimage to Makkah Wearing of the hijab encouraged but not mandated The observance of chastity and moral standards Role as Mother...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Ernst during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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